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Crafting a Greener World

Crafting a Greener World

This week, we had the wonderful opportunity to spend time at Northmoor Library, engaging in a unique and exciting project. We were there as part of a special collaboration, known as the British Science Association Community Buddy Programme, which brings together...

Welcoming our Interns

Welcoming our Interns

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of four talented T-Level students from Oldham College, who will be joining our team as interns for the next year. This marks a significant step forward in our commitment to nurturing the next generation of technology...

BorrowBox… but bigger

BorrowBox… but bigger

I'm a big fan of Borrow Box, if you don't know about it, it's a free app provided by many libraries that offers access to ebooks, audiobooks and magazines. You can find out more about Borrow Box at borrowbox.com. The problem that was brought to my attention the...

Free Tools

Free Tools

There are lots of great free tools on the internet that allow you to do a whole host of things, some created by us, some created by others for the sake of the community. Take a look at some of them below. QR Code Generator QR codes are a handy way of sharing...

Where did your photos come from?

Where did your photos come from?

We all understand an online presence is crucial for any business striving to make an impact. With websites serving as virtual shopfronts, the need for captivating visuals has never been more pressing. Small businesses and social enterprises often navigate tight...

Track Santa with NORAD

Track Santa with NORAD

Back in 1955 there was a Sears Roebuck & Co. advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper. The ad promised a direct phone line to Santa, but due to a misprint, the number actually connected to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD), NORAD's predecessor....

Google Ads Grants for Charities

Google Ads Grants for Charities

Raising the awareness of a cause is crucial to how charities operate and with the help of technology, nonprofits can grow online. Google Ads is a great online marketing tool that provides almost immediate results, increases support and helps recruit new volunteers....

What is Lego Fortnite?

What is Lego Fortnite?

"Lego Fortnite" is a collaborative venture between Lego and Epic Games, integrated within the original Fortnite game. To access it, you need to have Fortnite installed, but once set up, Lego Fortnite functions as a standalone game. Both Fortnite and Lego Fortnite are...

Oldham College Hackathon

Oldham College Hackathon

On Thursday 7th December we had a great afternoon at Oldham College doing a hackathon with first year IT students. The title was “Tech for Good” and it was all about using digital technology to create positive social change. We asked the students to create a technical...

Andy’s Tech Talk

Andy’s Tech Talk

Yesterday we had the pleasure of attending Housing 21's residents conference and talking to some of their residents about technology. By far the most popular technology we talked about was virtual reality. We introduced the residents to the Meta Quest 3, a virtual...

Does AI really hallucinate?

Does AI really hallucinate?

In simple terms, an AI hallucination is when an AI system generates or interprets information that isn’t accurate or doesn’t align with reality. This phenomenon occurs not because AI has a mind of its own, but because of the way it's been programmed and trained. The...

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